Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog Archive
(April 2007)

April 25, 2007

Next Weblog update on 5/23/07.

American Scientist 95, no. 3 (2007): Includes "Open Access and the Progress of Science" and other articles.

Bailey, Charles W., Jr. Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography, Version 67. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2007. (See "Summary of Bailey's Digital Publications Changes" for an overview of important changes since my resignation from the University of Houston Libraries.)

Brown, Sheridan, and Alma Swan. Researchers' Use of Academic Libraries and Their Services: A Report Commissioned by the Research Information Network and the Consortium of Research Libraries. London: Research Information Network, 2007.

Digital Humanities Quarterly 1, no. 1 (2007): Includes "Encoding for Endangered Tibetan Texts"; "Tenure, Promotion and Digital Publication"; "Webs of Significance: The Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project, New Technology, and the Democratization of History"; and other articles.

The Electronic Library 25, no. 2 (2007): Includes "Building Interoperable Canadian Architecture Collections: Initial Metadata Assessment," "Enriching E-Learning Metadata through Digital Library Usage Analysis," "The IN Harmony Project: Developing a Flexible Metadata Model for the Description and Discovery of Sheet Music," and other articles.

First Monday 12, no. 4 (2007): Includes "Building an Open Access African Studies Repository Using Web 2.0 Principles" and other articles.

Hirwade, Mangala, and Anil Hirwade. "Metadata Harvesting Services in India." (2006).

IFLA Journal 33, no. 2 (2007): Includes "The Impact of Electronic Communications on the Science Communication Process—Investigating Crystallographers in South Africa"; "Intellectual Property, Libraries and Access to Information in Zimbabwe"; and other articles.

Information Research: An International Electronic Journal 12, no. 3 (2007): Includes "Open Access on a Zero Budget: A Case Study of Postcolonial Text" and other articles.

The Journal of Academic Librarianship 33, no. 2 (2007): Includes "The Library Catalog in a 2.0 World" and other articles.

Library Hi Tech News 24, no. 1 (2007): Includes "ARL/ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communications: Workshop Report," "Eighth International Conference on Grey Literature: Conference Report," and other articles.

Library Journal, 15 April 2007: Includes "Serial Wars" and other articles.

Library Trends 55, no. 3 (2007): Includes "The Moral Imperative to Preserve" and other articles.

Online Information Review 31, no. 2 (2007): Includes "DART: A New Missile in Australia's E-Research Strategy," "Google Print and the Principle of Functionality," "A Review of Image Retrieval Methods for Digital Cultural Heritage Resources," "A Textured Sculpture: The Information Needs of Users of Digitised New Zealand Cultural Heritage Resources," and other articles.

Research Information (April/May 2007): Includes "Biomedical Archive Is First Step towards National Hub," "Encouraging Innovation," "'OA Creates New Opportunities'," "The Repository Jigsaw," "Revolutionising Background Research," and other articles.

RLG DigiNews 11, no. 1 (2007): Includes "A Digital Decade: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going in Digital Preservation?," "Digital Imaging—How Far Have We Come and What Still Needs to be Done?," and other articles.

Science & Technology Libraries 26, no. 3/4 (2006): Includes "ASDL: The Analytical Sciences Digital Library Taking the Next Steps"; "The CIC Metadata Portal: A Collaborative Effort in the Area of Digital Libraries"; "Design and Implementation of a Custom OAI Search and Discovery Service"; "Equal Access: What Does the Digital Revolution Mean for Library Web Sites?"; "The Growth of Electronic Journals in Libraries: Access and Management Issues and Solutions"; "The National Science Digital Library: An Update on Systems, Services and Collection Development"; "Safari Tech Books Online as Supplementary Reserve Materials"; "Science and Technology Libraries Partnering with Knovel"; "Yale Leaf Morphology Digitization and Network Project"; and other articles.

SCRIPT-ed 4, no. 1 (2007): Includes "Business Models to Support Content Commons," "Creative Commons—The Next Generation: Creative Commons Licence Use Five Years On," "Finding and Quantifying Australia's Online Commons," "The Future of Fair Dealing in Australia: Protecting Freedom of Communication," "Simplification and Consistency in Australian Public Rights Licences," and other articles.

Shukla, Ramakant K., and Manju Yadav. "Free Online Journals in the Field of Social Science: An Analytical Study." (2007).

White, Sonya, and Claire Creaser. Trends in Scholarly Journal Prices 2000-2006. Loughborough: LISU, 2007.

April 4, 2007

Next Weblog update on 4/25/07.

The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances 20, no. 1 (2007): Includes "Online Communities" and other articles.

CLIR Issues, no. 56 (2007): Includes "A CLIR Perspective on the Future," "DLF Aquifer Receives Mellon Grant to Make Scholarly Collections Interoperable," and other articles.

Computers in Libraries 27, no. 4 (2207): Includes "A Dozen Primers on Important Information Standards," "SUSHI: What It Is and Why You Should Care," and other articles.

Cyberinfrastructure Council. Cyberinfrastructure Vision for 21st Century Discovery. Washington, DC: National Science Foundation, 2007.

Fitzgerald, Brian F., Jessica M. Coates, and Suzanne M. Lewis, ed. Open Content Licensing: Cultivating the Creative Commons. Sydney: Sydney University Press, 2007.

FreePint, no. 227 (2007): Includes "EThOS: A New Start for Doctoral Theses in the UK" and other articles.

Harnad, Stevan. "Open Access Scientometrics and the UK Research Assessment Exercise." (2007).

Information Services and Use 26, no. 4 (2006): Includes "An Improved Universal Virtual Computer Approach for Long-Term Preservation of Digital Objects," "The Split between Availability and Selection Business Models for Scientific Information, and the Scientific Process?," and other articles.

Informing Science: The International Journal of an Emerging Transdiscipline 9 (2006): Includes "The Academic Open Access E-Journal: Platform and Portal" and other articles.

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication 12, no. 2 (2007): Includes "Intellectual Property in the Context of e-Science" and other articles.

Learned Publishing 20, no. 2 (2007): Includes "Academic Authors, Scholarly Publishing, and Open Access in Australia"; "Author's Version vs. Publisher's Version: an Analysis of the Copy-Editing Function"; "An Innovation-Oriented Publication System"; "Open Access—Clear Benefits, Hidden Costs"; "Copyright: Past, Present and Future"; "The Cost of Journal Publishing: A Literature Review and Commentary"; and other articles.

ONLINE 31, no. 2 (2007): Includes "Trade Agreements as the New Copyright Law" and other articles.

Searcher 15, no. 4 (2007): Includes "Google Book Search Libraries and Their Digital Copies" and other articles.

Suber, Peter. SPARC Open Access Newsletter, no. 108 (2007): Includes "Paying for Green Open Access" and other articles.

Vine 37, no. 1 (2007): Includes "Knowledge Sharing: Developing the Digital Repository of SIPS" and other articles.